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Archive for November, 2015

Today’s Quote: “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”
– Helen Keller

Today’s Word: Credulous; Credulity n. A tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true. “A credulous rumor.”

Random Thought: If honesty is the best policy, is dishonesty the second best policy?

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Today’s Quote: “Do not impose on others what you yourself do not desire.”- Confucius

Today’s Word: Evocative; Evocate adj. Bringing strong memories, images, or feelings to mind.

Random Thought: There needs to be a name for the moment that you think you’ve found a parking space and it turns out to be occupied by a small car…

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Today’s Quote: “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s Word: Opprobrious adj. Disgraceful; shameful. “His actions were disgustingly opprobrious.”

Random Thought: Why do overlook and oversee mean opposite things?

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Today ’s Quote: “Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Excoriate v. Censure or criticize severely; Severely berate: “He was excoriated for his mistakes.”

Random Thought: People always talk about today’s generation as though they had nothing to do with it…

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Today’s Quote: “A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.” – Albert Einstein

Today’s Word: Propensity n. An inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way. “He has a propensity for clear thinking.”

Random Thought: Sometimes I really amaze myself; other times I can’t remember what day it is…

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Today’s Quote: “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” — Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

Today’s Word: Antipathy n. A deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion. “His antipathy for first wife dates back to his divorce.”

Random Thought: If people winked in real life as often as they do in text messages this world would be a pretty creepy place…

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Today’s Quote: “Patience is power. Patience is not an absence of action; rather it is “timing” it waits on the right time to act, for the right principles and in the right way.”
— Fulton J. Sheen

Today’s Word: Sycophant n. A person who acts attentively toward someone in order to gain advantage; a servile flatterer.

Random Thought: I’m never sure if the self-serve check-out register is referring to me when it says, “unexpected item in the check-out area”…

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